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June 18, 2024

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Do you have an IF?

When 12-year-old Bea moves into her grandmother Margaret’s apartment in New York, while her father waits for heart surgery in the same hospital where her mother died of cancer years earlier, she chafes against his playful antics, insisting she can handle the situation with maturity.

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Wilsons Creek Public School scoops NSW Landcare award

Wilsons Creek Public School was honoured with the Woolworths Junior Landcare Award on June 3 at the NSW Landcare Awards.

A deeper dive into plans to abandon Mullum’s local water supply

With Council seeking community input on its proposal to disconnect Mullumbimby’s local water source and instead be reliant on water supplied by Rous County Council, local Greens candidate and water engineer, Elia Hauge, has added her concerns around the lack of meaningful consultation and process.

Winter cricket for over-45s gets underway with some big hitting

The inaugural Far North Coast over-45s winter cricket league got off to a great start with over 400 runs...

Occupants of empty buyback homes face eviction day

Members of Lismore’s Reclaim our Recovery community group called for a last-minute gathering of supporters this morning as people continued to occupy otherwise abandoned houses in North Lismore.

Rail trails

Having ridden both local rail trails I can only say what a pleasure they bring. No cars or traffic noise...

Illawarra and Tweed in NSW police sting

NSW Police say they have arrested five people and seized over $3 million worth of MDMA across the Illawarra and Tweed regions as part of a multi-agency investigation into the manufacturing and mass supply of illicit drugs.

Soon we will have electric self-driving cars. The number of cars around the world could drop to ten per cent because most people won’t need to own them with them parked 95 per cent of the time. That’s environmental.

The roads won’t become jammed because the cars will be able to go at 100kph with only one metre between them.

In effect the cars on busy roads will become electric trains with small cabins (cars) able to switch to other tracks (roads) at the touch of a screen or voice command… train-cabins that can pick you up at your house and drop you off right at your destination.

Further down the tracks there will also be the fly command of course.

Sapoty Brook, Main Arm


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Spanish Film Festival

It’s fiesta time as the 2024 HSBC Spanish Film Festival, presented by Palace Cinemas, prepares to set screens alight with a superb selection of the finest new films from Spain and Latin America. The festival’s largest lineup to date opens nationally in June at Palace Cinemas.

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